Whether you have been together for years or just a few weeks, giving your boyfriend a gift he will love is important. This is a perfect opportunity to show him what a cool girlfriend you are by giving him something he will be excited about and that will make all his friends jealous. With gift ideas for music lovers, video gamers, Star Wars geeks and sports enthusiasts, there is something on this list for every type of boyfriend, even the ones who are into more sentimental things. If the “Girlfriend of the Year” award existed, you would win it for sure after giving him any one of these presents.
Here are 10 gift ideas sure to impress the man in your life.
1. Star Wars R2-D2 USB Car Charger
What guy doesn’t love Star Wars? And with the new movies coming out, it is more popular than ever. This R2-D2 USB car charger makes a necessity into something fun, with the ability to charge up to two tablets simultaneously. He conveniently fits into your car’s cupholder and draws his power from the 12V vehicle power adapter (cigarette lighter). This R2 unit bleeps, bloops and whistles whenever the car is turned on and charging devices, making any trip in the car feel like a journey to the desert planet of Tatooine, or the forest moon of Endor, or the swamps of Dagobah…
To give your man even more Star Wars awesomeness, consider adding an iHome Star Wars Death Star Bluetooth Speaker to his present.
2. Crosley CR8005A-BK Cruiser Portable 3-Speed Turntable
Does your boyfriend love music or vintage things? Then a record player is a perfect gift idea for him. Music enthusiasts love the warmer, fuller sound that vinyl records produce, and thanks to the hipsters making retro things mainstream again, it has never been easier to get a hold of actual records of both classic and modern artists. This three-speed, briefcase-style record player is made of wood and faux leather and is easily transportable. It features built-in full range stereo speakers, RCA and headphone jack outputs and plays 33-1/3, 45, and 78 RPM records. Available in nine colors.
Of course a record player is no good without some records to go with it. Browse Amazon’s vinyl record collection to find some bands and artists your man loves.
Price: $68.95 (31 percent off MSRP)
3. Portable Table Top Foosball Game
Guys love playing foosball. But full-size tables take up a lot of space, and not many apartments are large enough to fit them. So this portable table top foosball table makes a fun alternative until he can have the real thing. Built with strong L-shaped legs with non-marking pads to protect floors and smooth sliding fiberglass player rods with rubber hand grips, this small foosball table has five players and one goalie per team, and comes with two soccer balls and two plastic slide scorers. He might not be able to play as violently with this table as he can with the big tables, but it will give him something fun to do around the house and he can hone his skills for the next trip to the bar or arcade.
Does he already have a foosball table? Then check out Amazon’s collection of Sports Memorabilia to give him a collector’s item from his favorite team.
Price: $80.82 (49 percent off MSRP)
4. Mr. Beer Premium Gold Edition Home Brewing Craft Beer Kit
Considered America’s #1 home-brewing system, the Mr. Beer Premium Gold Edition Beer Kit comes with everything he needs to brew four gallons of all malt beer. The reusable shatter-resistant keg is made from FDA compliant plastic and is BPA free, so his beer will maintain its true flavor. This kit includes 11 reusable plastic bottles, two Mr. Beer All Malt Refills, easy to follow brewing instructions and instructional DVD. The Mr. Beer home-brewing kit is so easy to use, he will be brewing beer like a pro in time. And since the whole kit is completely reusable, he can buy refill beer mixes to continue brewing all year long.
Though the kit includes everything he needs to brew his own craft beer, a little extra guidance never hurt anyone. Help him brew even better beer by adding How to Brew: Everything You Need To Know To Brew Beer Right The First Time to his present.
Price: $54.95 (15 percent off MSRP)
5. Coleman Camping Oversized Quad Chair with Cooler
Whether your guy is into tailgating or camping, he will love the Coleman Camping Oversized Quad Chair with Built-in Cooler. The insulated arm rest cooler holds up to four cans while a mesh cup-holder holds whatever he is currently drinking. He will never have to miss a second of the action again. The durable frame supports up to 300lbs and can easily be folded up for storage. A convenient storage pocket holds any additional items he might want during his outdoor activities, and the seat and back are padded for extra comfort. This chair is a perfect companion for tailgating, the beach, camping, backyard BBQs…basically anyplace where he might want to sit and drink at the same time.
Price: $24-$28.49, depending on color (up to 35 percent off MSRP)
6. Openwheeler Advanced Racing Seat Driving Simulator Gaming Chair with Gear Shifter Mount
For the guy who loves racing video games, a racing seat driving simulator is the perfect present. The sturdy chassis and comfortable, real race car seat come together to form the ultimate racing experience with total control of the game. The seat is compatible with all gaming consoles, including PS4, PS3, PS2, PS1, XboxOne, Xbox360, Nintendo: Wii, Gamecube, N64, Sega and PC. Steering wheel controls not included. With this gaming seat, he will feel like he is actually out there driving on the race tracks.
To help give him the entire racing experience, consider adding the Logitech G27 Racing Wheel, complete with a six-speed shifter, realistic 11″ leather-wrapped wheel, and steel gas, brake and clutch pedals.
Price: $399 (11 percent off MSRP)
Buy the Openwheeler Advanced Racing Seat Driving Simulator Gaming Chair with Gear Shifter Mount here.
7. Tool Logic CC1SB Credit Card Companion with Nine Tools
Carrying around a set of tools comes in handy, but who wants to carry a full-size multi-tool in their pocket all day? This amazingly small and compact multi-tool solves that problem. Small enough to fit in the credit card slots of his wallet, this multi-tool contains nine essential tools for everyday jobs including: 2″ serrated edge steel blade, can and bottle openers, awl, 8x power lens, compass, tweezers, toothpick, and inch and centimeter rulers. The blade, tweezers, toothpick and combination can/bottle opener can all be removed completely from the holder for easy use. These tools are popular among law enforcement, military and industrial customers who rely on their tools to function even in the most adverse conditions, and they even come with a limited lifetime warranty.
Want a multi-tool that is larger for him to keep in his car or with his adventure equipment?Browse more multi-tool ideas here.
Price: $10.39 (56 percent off MSRP)
8. Micca 10.1-Inch Wide Screen High Resolution Digital Photo Frame
Looking for a more sentimental or personalized gift? A digital picture frame is a great way to give him something that will remind him of you while still being “manly” enough to display in his home. The frame is sleek and modern, made of brushed aluminum, and is energy efficient, consuming only seven watts to operate. The 10.1″ LCD display shows images with over three times the clarity of standard digital frames, and can also be used to play videos and music through the built-in stereo speakers or headphone jack. Totally easy to use and with no required set-up, this frame just reads your JPEG images from up to a 32GB USB flash drive or SD/SDHC card, and can also read music MP3 files up to 320kbps, as well as videos formatted in AVI MP4 files, MPEG1/2/4 video or MP3 audio. A remote is included for even easier operation.
Want to make this gift even more special (and easy) for him? Pre-load the frame with pictures of the two of you, because we all know most guys won’t do it on their own.
Price: $79.95 (53 percent off MSRP)
9. Buffalo Bob’s 15 Piece Game Jerky Gift Pack
Men like meat. They also love snacking. So this set of 15 wild game jerkys combines the best of both worlds and makes a perfect present. Your boyfriend will have the opportunity to sample some odd meats he normally wouldn’t have access to, making snack time an interesting culinary experience. Set includes: Cajun alligator, mild alligator, mild buffalo, spicy buffalo, ostrich, pheasant, maple duck, kangaroo, elk, teriyaki venison, fire venison, mild venison, wild boar, jalapeno pork and honey ham (in the event any of the products are unavailable, a random flavor will be substituted).
10. VIZIO S4251w-B4 42-Inch 5.1 Channel Sound Bar with Wireless Subwoofer & Satellite Speakers
Guys take their TV watching very seriously, so this year why not make it better for him? These wireless surround sound speakers give him the movie theater experience without the hassle and mess of running cords throughout his living room or man cave. The wireless subwoofer connects through built-in Bluetooth technology and has a range of up to 60 feet from the sound bar. He can also stream movies and music through the system’s Bluetooth, putting him in the center of the action for all his home entertainment needs. The VIZIO 5.1 home theater comes with Dolby Digital surround sound, a three channel sound bar, wireless subwoofer and rear satellite speakers. System is wall mountable and comes with a remote.
Price: $169.99 (48 percent off MSRP)
Buy the VIZIO S4251w-B4 42-Inch 5.1 Channel Sound Bar with Wireless Subwoofer & Satellite Speakers here.